Tag: Apple Watch

Apple debuts new AirPods with H1 chip and wireless charging case option

One and a half years after announcing that it would release a wireless charging case for its AirPods headphones, Apple is finally ready to ship the accessory — along with a second-generation version of AirPods. The company said today that it will sell two versions of the “new AirPods:” AirPods with Charging Case, and AirPods with […]

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Fitbit Unveils the $160 Versa Lite

Fitbit today announced a ‘lite’ version of the Fitbit Versa which skips on some features found on the regular model. Dubbed Fitbit Versa Lite, the fitness-oriented smartwatch is priced at $159.95. Fitbit hopes the lower price tag and the attractive new colors will help attract customers to Versa Lite. Compared to the Fitbit Versa, the […]

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Tim Cook: Apple ‘Rolling the Dice’ on Future Products That Will Blow People Away

While there are new iPads rumored to be launching soon, and attention is always paid to new iPhones landing near the end of the year, Apple has much more in the works. For example, we have the subscription wave about to crash. Apple is working on launching a news subscription service, along with a TV […]

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Nubia’s Alpha smartwatch is a janky next step toward future wearables

Now that 2019’s Mobile World Congress has ended, it’s clear that the show’s biggest topics were the same ones Samsung spotlighted at its earlier Galaxy Unpacked event: 5G and flexible-screened folding phablets. While there’s no question that Samsung’s other two Galaxy reveals — 4G phones and wearables — will actually constitute the bulk of its sales […]

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Strategy Analytics: Apple took 51% of growing smartwatch market in Q4 2018

Global demand for smartwatches grew considerably throughout the end of 2018, Strategy Analytics reports, and Apple has both a majority share and a comfortable lead over its top rivals. But the equation has shown signs of changing as second-place Samsung and third-place Fitbit continue to expand their product lines and distribution. For the time being, […]

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Apple Shipped 22.5 Million Apple Watch Units in 2018

The latest numbers from Staretgy Analytics point to Apple Watch capturing 51 percent of the global smartwatch market in Q4 2018. As per the analytics firm, smartwatch shipments grew to a record 18.2 million units in Q4 2018, with the overall market registering a growth of 56 percent. For comparison, 11.6 million smartwatch units were shipped in […]

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Samsung Announces Truly Wireless Galaxy Buds and Galaxy Watch Active

Samsung announced not only the Galaxy S10 lineup, but also the foldable Galaxy Fold smartphone. But that’s not all for the company today. The primary competitor to Apple has also unveiled new wearables, which are all meant to take on Apple’s own efforts in this category. Specifically, Apple’s truly wireless AirPods now have even more […]

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Apple Watch Getting Exclusive Hermés Gradient Watch Faces in watchOS 5.2

The Hermés brand has been part of the Apple Watch family for quite some time, thanks to watch bands and watch faces. Now, that will extend to additional watch faces as well. According to a report from WatchGeneration.fr, Apple’s upcoming watchOS 5.2 (which is currently being beta tested) will include different Hermés-inspired watch faces. There […]

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Apple Watch Series 4 Alerts User of Abnormally Fast Heart Rate Before ‘Supraventricular Tachycardia’ Diagnosis

Some doctors do not believe that the baked-in health features within the Apple Watch Series 4 are worthwhile for most people, but one can imagine those who have been informed of major heart issues wouldn’t agree. Some of those doctors believe that the health-related features in the Apple Watch might be provoking some people to […]

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Apple Publishes ‘How to Take an ECG’ on the Apple Watch Series 4 Video

Tutorial videos are not new for Apple, and the company has added another one to its growing library. Apple on Friday has published a new how-to video, this time detailing one of the most exciting features the company debuted with the Apple Watch Series 4 last year. The video details how to take an ECG […]

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Aetna Launches New ‘Attain’ Health Program Using the Apple Watch

The health benefits of the Apple Watch are well documented at this point. Some health insurance companies want to use the smartwatch to help its customers in interesting ways. Aetna is the third-largest insurance provider in the United States, and the company has just announced a new program called “Attain” that will use the Apple […]

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